UN Regional Outreach

UN Regional Outreach

Poverty in Morocco

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As the unevenness in wealth grows in Morocco, the age of excess needs to be replaced by an age of equality. If I was given a Dirham every time a Moroccan person picked up my two young sons and kissed them lovingly on the cheek during our recent five-day visit to Marrakesh, I would probably …

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Slavery in Brazil

Slaves in Brazil

Slavery, A Modern-Age Slur on a Country Thriving in Prosperity. Reports of Brazil as a nation thriving with a strong economy growing healthily, cause both envy and intrigue to hang over the many countries, who far from managing to pull themselves out of recession, are plunging further into economic breakdown. Although this rosy picture of …

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Traditional Medicine, Ayurveda – Science of Life

integrative medicine

Traditional Medicine (Ayurveda – Science of Life) in the eyes of the UN Health and Insurance. Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the successes as well as stresses of your lives. From ancient Sanskrit verse. Ayurveda as per Wikipedia: Ayurveda (Devanāgarī: आयुर्वेद, the ‘science of life’) is …

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Living Intelligently

Way Forward II

“I expect to pass through life but once. If there be any kindness I show, let me do it now, as I shall not pass this way again.”  William Penn (1644–1718). “Trees bear fruit for the sake of others, rivers flow for the sake of others, cows produce milk for others. This body is (only) …

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Leveraging CSR to Achieve MDGs

Corporate Social Responsibility

Trans-national businesses (TNs) have the opportunity to contribute directly to specific national development goals, in the short term and achieving targets under the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in the medium to long terms. In such an investment negotiating environment, opportunities will be created to enable governments in developing Commonwealth member States to leverage Corporate Social …

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